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Is There a Path Out of Lockdown for Auckland?

There is a huge lack of clarity over what vaccination rates will allow Auckland (and now Waikato) to come out of lockdown. There is an assumption that 90% of the eligible population being vaccinated will be enough, but according to the modelling the PM promoted at her press conference, this would in fact lead to 7,000 dying. Now personally I think it won’t, but the problem is that the PM hosted a press conference where they said it would.

Is There a Path Out of Lockdown for Auckland?